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Chivalry is not dead… and women still like it - Metro Newspaper UK

Thu, 19/07/2018 - 12:25am

Metro Newspaper UK

Chivalry is not dead… and women still like it
Metro Newspaper UK
AN INNOVATIVE implant that could let deaf people sense sound through light has been successfully tested on gerbils. Optogenetics, manipulating nerve cells so they can be activated by light, was used to create the device by a team at University Medical ...

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Filthy, hot Macomb pet store filled with dead animals and feces, doctor testifies - Peoria Journal Star

Wed, 18/07/2018 - 5:00pm

Peoria Journal Star

Filthy, hot Macomb pet store filled with dead animals and feces, doctor testifies
Peoria Journal Star
State's Attorney Matt Kwacala presented 20 photographs of various dead animals, including rabbits, gerbils, hamsters, snakes, tarantulas, a lizard and a bird. Blakeley said some of the dead were more decayed and decomposed than others, and some were ...

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Adoptable Arlington Pet: Bella Needs A Forever Home - Patch.com

Wed, 18/07/2018 - 4:14pm

Patch.com

Adoptable Arlington Pet: Bella Needs A Forever Home
Patch.com
The Animal Welfare League of Arlington rescues dogs, cats, rabbits, birds, gerbils, hamsters, guinea pigs, rats and more. One of these dogs is Bella, a female Border Collie/Retriever and Labrador mix. Bella is four-years-old and is searching for a ...

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Judge sets pretrial conference for former Pet Land owner - McDonough Voice

Tue, 17/07/2018 - 3:07pm

Judge sets pretrial conference for former Pet Land owner
McDonough Voice
Veterinarian Dr. Karen Blakeley told attorneys that she was called to the pet store and documented the dead and live animals. State's Attorney Matt Kwacala presented 20 different photographs of various dead animals, including dead rabbits, gerbils ...

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Rabbits, dogs, cats and other animals removed from Sioux City apartment - Radio Iowa

Tue, 17/07/2018 - 10:49am

Radio Iowa

Rabbits, dogs, cats and other animals removed from Sioux City apartment
Radio Iowa
“There's three dogs, cats, gerbils rabbits, a turtle in the bathtub, rats, mice, things like that,” according Rarrat. They removed 30 rabbits from the apartment, and there were also chickens, birds, goldfish, iguanas and a snake in the apartment ...

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Why There Are Sperm Swimming Around at the Space Station - Popular Mechanics

Mon, 16/07/2018 - 3:59pm

Popular Mechanics

Why There Are Sperm Swimming Around at the Space Station
Popular Mechanics
An unmanned Russian space biology mission called BION-M1 took various animals into space, including mice and gerbils, for a month. (Some died when the automatic food dispenser failed. Ugh.) An examination showed that the animals' time in space ...

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Light Beam Lets the Deaf (Gerbil) Hear - Scientific American

Mon, 16/07/2018 - 12:00pm

Scientific American

Light Beam Lets the Deaf (Gerbil) Hear
Scientific American
Some half a million people worldwide with severe hearing loss use an electronic implant in the ears to be able to let them understand speech. Cochlear implants, as they are known, are one of the most successful technologies to have come out of ...

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Scientists have developed a device that allows you to “hear” light - The Siver Telegram

Sun, 15/07/2018 - 12:41pm

The Siver Telegram

Scientists have developed a device that allows you to “hear” light
The Siver Telegram
In the experiment, the scientists trained Mongolian gerbils to jump over the obstacles in response to the alarm. Then they are introduced into the cochlea of the inner ear of mice using virus gene, which when exposed to light to activate neurons, and ...

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Witham High Street: 11 stores that are gone but not forgotten - Essex Live

Sun, 15/07/2018 - 12:22pm

Essex Live

Witham High Street: 11 stores that are gone but not forgotten
Essex Live
Paws became Witham's equivalent of a zoo; who knew watching gerbils sleep could be so interesting? Yet this shop's main attraction was undoubtedly 'Wally', the talking parrot whose levels of local fame have probably only been reached by Olly Murs ...

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Pulses of light restored hearing in gerbils. Could that lead to higher-tech cochlear implants? - PBS NewsHour

Sat, 14/07/2018 - 7:52pm

PBS NewsHour

Pulses of light restored hearing in gerbils. Could that lead to higher-tech cochlear implants?
PBS NewsHour
While they still had their hearing, the gerbils had learned to hurdle a small barrier upon hearing an alarm. Now researchers sent a pulse of blue laser light deep into the animals' ears. They jumped. The experiment was part of a study published ...

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Scientists gave gerbils a futuristic ear implant that lets them hear light - Digital Trends

Fri, 13/07/2018 - 9:34pm

Digital Trends

Scientists gave gerbils a futuristic ear implant that lets them hear light
Digital Trends
As researcher Dr. Marcus Jeschke told Digital Trends, it allows subjects — in this case, gerbils — to “actually hear light.” Their demonstration involved injecting the ears' cochlea with a virus that genetically codes the cells to be sensitive to light.

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Light-Based Implant Helps Deaf Gerbils Sense Sound - TechTheLead

Fri, 13/07/2018 - 9:36am

TechTheLead

Light-Based Implant Helps Deaf Gerbils Sense Sound
TechTheLead
In order to test their study, the researchers trained a few Mongolian gerbils to jump obstacles when they heard an alarm. Next, they injected a gene carried by a virus into the cochlea (the snail-looking organ in the inner ear which converts sound into ...

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Groundbreaking cochlear implant lets deaf gerbils hear light - Brinkwire (press release)

Fri, 13/07/2018 - 6:09am

Groundbreaking cochlear implant lets deaf gerbils hear light
Brinkwire (press release)
Scientists have developed a new type of cochlear implant that allows deaf gerbils to hear light. The breakthrough technique aims to activate key neurons that have been manipulated to respond to light. In the experiments, researchers showed the ...

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Cool New Ear Implants Enable Deaf Gerbils To “Hear” Light : Report ... - Brinkwire (press release)

Thu, 12/07/2018 - 10:53pm

Cool New Ear Implants Enable Deaf Gerbils To “Hear” Light : Report ...
Brinkwire (press release)
An experimental technique using light has restored some sense of hearing to deaf gerbils. And while it is just a proof-of-concept study at this stage, it does offer ...

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Groundbreaking cochlear implant lets gerbils 'hear' light in study that could offer new hope for the deaf - Daily Mail

Thu, 12/07/2018 - 9:19pm

Daily Mail

Groundbreaking cochlear implant lets gerbils 'hear' light in study that could offer new hope for the deaf
Daily Mail
Scientists have developed a new type of cochlear implant that allows deaf gerbils to hear light. The breakthrough technique aims to activate key neurons that have been manipulated to respond to light. In the experiments, researchers showed the ...

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Groundbreaking cochlear implant lets gerbils 'hear' light in study that could offer new hope for the deaf - Daily Mail

Thu, 12/07/2018 - 9:19pm

Daily Mail

Groundbreaking cochlear implant lets gerbils 'hear' light in study that could offer new hope for the deaf
Daily Mail
Scientists have developed a new type of cochlear implant that allows deaf gerbils to hear light. The breakthrough technique aims to activate key neurons that have been manipulated to respond to light. In the experiments, researchers showed the ...

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Get a Ryzen 5 2600 for $160 with this Newegg deal - The Tech Report

Thu, 12/07/2018 - 7:40pm

The Tech Report

Get a Ryzen 5 2600 for $160 with this Newegg deal
The Tech Report
Heads up, gerbils! We're going to keep this short and sweet. Just a few minutes ago, Newegg let the world know that it's offering a Real Sweet Deal on the Ryzen 5 2600 processor—the slightly slower brother of the Ryzen 5 2600X that got a TR Editor's ...

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Scientists genetically modified gerbils to hear light through an implant - TNW

Thu, 12/07/2018 - 4:46pm

TNW

Scientists genetically modified gerbils to hear light through an implant
TNW
A team of German scientists recently developed a spectacular new cochlear implant that uses light to simulate sound. So far it's only been tested on gerbils, but the results are promising. Cochlear implants are a decades-old invention that uses ...
Optical cochlear implants restore hearing in deaf gerbilsphysicsworld.com
Cool New Ear Implants Enable Deaf Gerbils To "Hear" LightIFLScience
Light based cochlear implant restores hearing in gerbilsMedical Xpress

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Light based cochlear implant restores hearing in gerbils - Medical Xpress

Thu, 12/07/2018 - 1:36pm

Medical Xpress

Light based cochlear implant restores hearing in gerbils
Medical Xpress
But for that to have an effect, the researchers had to get the neurons in test gerbils to respond to it. To make that happen, they injected a virus carrying gene encoding for light sensitivity directly into the cochlea. To test their device, they ...
Scientists genetically modified gerbils to hear light through an implantTNW
Optical cochlear implants restore hearing in deaf gerbilsphysicsworld.com
Cool New Ear Implants Enable Deaf Gerbils To "Hear" LightIFLScience

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Cool New Ear Implants Enable Deaf Gerbils To "Hear" Light - IFLScience

Thu, 12/07/2018 - 12:22pm

IFLScience

Cool New Ear Implants Enable Deaf Gerbils To "Hear" Light
IFLScience
An experimental technique using light has restored some sense of hearing to deaf gerbils. And while it is just a proof-of-concept study at this stage, it does offer hope that one day a similar method could be used to treat hearing loss in humans ...
Optical cochlear implants restore hearing in deaf gerbilsphysicsworld.com
Light based cochlear implant restores hearing in gerbilsMedical Xpress
Scientists genetically modified gerbils to hear light through an implantTNW

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